Gifford, Edwin (1924-2012 ) and Michael (1934-1988)
NOTE: All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Several days' advance notice is required for retrieval.
The Edwin and Michael Gifford collection includes extensive documentation of public relations efforts for theatre productions, notably Godspell and Hair.
The Godspell files document a six-year run from 1971 to 1977 and contain printed materials concerning productions in various cities, cast biographies, correspondence, photographs, publicity materials, reviews, scripts, audio and visual records, and media relations datebooks.
Collected Hair materials pertain to both the original production and the 1977 revival. The collection includes publicity materials, reviews, photographs, cast biographies, cast lists, sales and production tables, correspondence, and operations, procedure, and policy manuals. A script and songbook constitute additional materials.
Miscellaneous items include bills and receipts from various trips, an appointment book, assorted Gifford-Wallace files, and materials regarding American Buffalo, The Magic Show, and others.